5 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Employees Fired Over Data Breach

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has fired five employees over a patient data breach, according to a Reuters report.


According to the report, 14 patient data records were compromised between June 18 and June 24, 2013.

Four of the terminated workers were employees of physicians with staff privileges at the medical center, and one was a medical assistant working for the Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation, according to the report. Additionally, a volunteer who was serving as a student research assistant was dismissed in the incident, according to the report.

According to a TMZ report, reality star Kim Kardashian, who was discharged from the medical center around the time the records were breached, was informed that her record was among those improperly accessed.

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